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Table 5 Comparison of comorbidities between the total population and LOA and OAE

From: Clinical characteristics and comorbidities of elderly asthmatics who attend allergy clinics

  All subjects LOA EOA p
Comorbidities
 None, % 6 13 6 ns
 3 or more, % 36 25 36 ns
 2, % 32 31 32 ns
 1, % 26 31 26 ns
 Hypertension, % 45 50 45 ns
 Allergic comorbidities, % 65 50 67 ns
 GERD, % 16 0 18 ns
 Obesity, % 9 6 10 ns
 Diabetes, % 12 0 12 ns
 Osteoarthritis, % 7 6 7 ns
 Hypothyroidism, % 7 6 7 ns
 Chagas disease, % 4 0 4 ns
 Coronary diseases, % 8 6 8 ns
 Dyslipidemia, % 3 0 4 ns